EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Women Soar You Soar day camp program, which allows 100 high school-age girls to discover more about aviation and all its possibilities from aviators, engineers and leaders during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, is now open for registration. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — The 75th anniversary of the Ercoupe will be celebrated at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 with a gathering of these unique airplanes and their owners. The 63rd annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention is July 20-26 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.
The Scheme Designers Scavenger Hunt at this year’s AirVenture drew contestants of all ages and nationalities. Ultimately, the winners of the scavenger hunt was a team of sisters, Amelia Stagg, 11, and Piper Stagg, 9, of Lancaster, Pa. (shown in the photo below with Craig Barnett, Scheme Designers president).
Christopher Burgermeister of Yorkville, Illinois, has been named the winner of the Lightspeed Aviation Treasure Hunt at AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh. Chris was randomly drawn from a field of 50 treasure hunters who found hidden treasure chests spread across the AirVenture grounds. Chris will receive Lightspeed’s newest innovation: the Zulu PFX ANR headset.
At approximately 11:07 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, the airplane thousands of Experimental Aircraft Association members had a hand in building during the One Week Wonder project at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 flew for the first time.
With EAA’s Jeff Skiles at the controls, the Zenith CH 750 Cruzer N140WW departed Wittman Regional Airport’s Runway 9, quickly ascended to about 1,800 feet, did one circuit around the pattern, landed at 11:19 a.m., and taxied to EAA’s Weeks Hangar on the north side of the runway.